There is no evidence that sleep apnea causes you to have a higher risk of getting the COVID-19. People who do have a higher risk for COVID-19 include:

  • Older adults, especially in nursing homes
  • Those who have serious medical disorders. These disorders include:
    • Heart disease
    • Diabetes
    • Lung disease
    • Kidney disease
  • Those who have a medical disorder, or take a medication, that weakens the immune system
  • Those who have had close contact with another person who has the COVID-19